Sanandaj County

Sanandaj County (Persian: شهرستان سنندج) is in Kurdistan province, Iran. The capital of the county is Sanandaj. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 409,628 in 105,247 households.[1] The following census in 2011 counted 450,167 people in 127,699 households.[2] At the 2016 census, the county's population was 501,402 in 152,532 households, by which time Hoseynabad-e Shomali Rural District had been separated from Divandarreh County to join Sanandaj County.[3]

Sanandaj County
شهرستان سنندج
County
Location of Sanandaj County in Kurdistan province
Location of Sanandaj County in Kurdistan province
Location of Kurdistan province in Iran
Location of Kurdistan province in Iran
Coordinates: 35°22′N 46°53′E / 35.367°N 46.883°E / 35.367; 46.883Coordinates: 35°22′N 46°53′E / 35.367°N 46.883°E / 35.367; 46.883
CountryFlag of Iran.svg Iran
ProvinceKurdistan
CapitalSanandaj
DistrictsCentral, Hoseynabad, Kalatrazan, Sirvan
Population
 (2016)
 • Total501,402
Time zoneUTC+3:30 (IRST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+4:30 (IRDT)
Sanandaj County can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "9206632" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".

Administrative divisionsEdit

The population history and structural changes of Sanandaj County's administrative divisions over three consecutive censuses are shown in the following table. The latest census shows four districts, 12 rural districts, and two cities.[3]

Sanandaj County Population
Administrative Divisions 2006[1] 2011[2] 2016[3]
Central District 386,738 428,610 461,278
Abidar Rural District 14,274 6,693 5,921
Arandan Rural District 4,012 5,125 5,458
Hoseynabad-e Jonubi Rural District 7,467 6,787
Howmeh Rural District 31,304 20,066 28,597
Naran Rural District 5,754 4,943 3,686
Sarab Qamish Rural District 4,719 4,785 4,849
Zhavarud-e Sharqi Rural District 7,762 6,224
Sanandaj (city) 311,446 373,987 412,767
Hoseynabad District 9,743
Hoseynabad-e Jonubi Rural District 6,579
Hoseynabad-e Shomali Rural District1 3,164
Kalatrazan District 22,890 21,557 19,371
Kalatrazan Rural District 8,196 7,371 6,854
Negel Rural District 6,739 7,112 6,194
Zhavarud-e Gharbi Rural District 6,819 5,781 5,021
Shuyesheh (city) 1,136 1,293 1,302
Sirvan District 11,008
Mianrud Rural District 6,591
Zhavarud-e Sharqi Rural District 4,417
Total 409,628 450,167 501,402
1Was a part of Divandarreh County at the 2006 and 2011 censuses

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1385 (2006)". AMAR (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 12. Archived from the original (Excel) on 20 September 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1390 (2011)" (Excel). Iran Data Portal (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 12. Retrieved 19 December 2022.
  3. ^ a b c "Census of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1395 (2016)". AMAR (in Persian). The Statistical Center of Iran. p. 12. Archived from the original (Excel) on 8 May 2022. Retrieved 19 December 2022.


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